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Cottage Coffees Return January 14; Monthly Series Set In Historic Hawthorn Cottage




TRAVERSE CITY, MI - Cottage Coffees will return Jan. 14 to historic Hawthorn Cottage on the campus of Grand Traverse Pavilions. The educational series will take place on the second Tuesday of each month at 10 a.m.


Designed to inform, entertain, and provide social discourse, Cottage Coffees are sponsored, in part, by Comfort Keepers. Each month, local specialists on a variety of issues will be featured speakers. The presentations are free and open to the public. For details, call (231) 932-3027.


To begin the series, Maggie Quinn will speak Jan. 14.  The personal trainer will discuss “Resist Sitting Down. Get Up And Move.”


Following Quinn, on Feb. 11 Susan Wischman, community outreach coordinator for Munson Medical Center, will speak. She will focus on “The Conversation Project: Advance Care Planning/Five Wishes.”


On March 11, Rose Hutchinson, retired chief master sergeant, will present “The Secrets of Air Force One: My Life Serving Our Country.”


Author Scott Craig will be the featured speaker  April 8. He will focus on “Stories Next Door.” On May 13, Karen Schmidt, chair of the Botanic Garden Society of Northwest Michigan, will take a look at the Traverse City Botanic Gardens.


Tranquility harps will take center stage June 10. Musicians Jerry and Marilyn Wares will examine harps as “A New Concept in Music Therapy.”


Following the Wares, developer Ray Minervini will talk about Building 50 on July 8. His topic will be “The Village at Grand Traverse Commons. What Next?”


After Minervini, Nick Edson of Cherryland Electric Cooperative will speak. His topic on Aug. 12 will be “Cherryland Electric Cooperative 75 Years.”


On Sept. 9, Janis Duwe will look at “Loving Someone With Dementia.” She will be followed Oct. 14 by author Evelyn Johnson on Sept. 9. Johnson will review the “Barns of Old Mission.”


Photographer John Russell will speak Nov. 11. He will feature the Traverse City Camera Club: Ten Years Without An Editor.


To conclude the series, television personality Marc Schollett, will present Dec. 9. The TV 7&4 News anchor will discuss “ Breaking News: On The Street And In Front Of The Camera.”


Hawthorn Cottage, an integral part of Grand Traverse Pavilions, is located on Grand Traverse Commons. The Cottage Coffees will take place on the second floor of the building, which is behind the main building of The Pavilions and across from Munson Manor.



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